LGBT+ History Month

🌈 Yesterday marked the last day of LGBT+ History Month! This year’s theme, ‘Medicine – #UnderTheScope‘, highlighted the incredible impact of LGBTQ+ people across healthcare.

💡 Did you know that LGBTQ+ individuals have made ground breaking contributions to medicine throughout history?

🌟 Want to learn more? Head over to @lgbthistorymonth on Instagram. They’re sharing inspiring stories of LGBTQ+ healthcare role models, past and present.

🔊 Let’s celebrate a few LGBTQ+ healthcare heroes:

🏳️‍🌈Dr. Louisa Martindale: First female GP in Brighton, founded New Sussex Hospital for women, advocated for cancer treatment, and received a CBE for her contributions.
🏳️‍🌈Dr. Ronx Ikharia: Trans & Nonbinary A&E Doctor, TV presenter, and author of ‘Amazing Bodies’.
🏳️‍🌈Dr. Bernard Ho: NHS dermatology consultant, chairs Skin Diversity Subcommittee, and Co-Chair of LGBTQ+ Staff Network, focused on improving LGBTQIA+ healthcare.
🏳️‍🌈Barbara Burford: Equality and diversity pioneer in healthcare, civil service, and consultancy, known for her contributions to NHS equality guidelines and advocacy for feminism and LGBTQ+ rights.

🩺 Thank you to all our amazing LGBTQ+ healthcare workers! We hope you had a happy LGBT+ History Month! 🌈

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